Tagged With: goat cheese
From: Rich So
Location: Thar Peak, Coquihalla Recreation Area
About the Sandwich:
My lunch on a backcountry ski trip to Thar Peak, which consisted of roasted chicken, pesto, and goat cheese, all happily stuffed inside a sesame focaccia.
The “Climber’s Reward” ***First international Upload!***
Location: Breiskrednosi – Naeroyfjord, Hordaland, Norway
About the sandwich:
Its always hard making a sandwich 7 hours before you’re gonna eat it. Soggy bread is just such a let-down. I’m a big fan of pickles too so I had to think long and hard about how to layer this baby. Anyhow in short this sandwich has pesto, pickles, reindeer salami, and slices of goats cheese carefully layered in lettuce to keep the bread dry. Norwegians know how to make good rye breads in particular but this bread was a bit average.
I’d already eaten my first sandwich on the climb up but saved this one for the top of the route – and what a sandwich it was!! and the view was ok too to enjoy whilst refueling for the descent.
Proud to be the first international addition to the club of alpine sandwiches!
The “Heli Drop”
Location: Spearhead Range, Whistler BC
About the sandwich: Half way through the Canadian Ski Guide Level 1 course we had a day of bluebird heliskiing in the Spearhead Range. We were sort of in ‘go go go’ mode and I didn’t have much time to line up the perfect shot (or even get the sandwich in focus). The day was still epic, as was the wich. I bought the roast beef sandwich at Mount Currie Coffee Co in Pemby. I think it has mad it onto the site at least once before.
The “Chief P, Roast B”
Location: Duffey Lake area, BC
About the sandwich: Sometime in the middle of February I went up to the Duffy to take advantage of the new snow and clear sky weather. Jeff and I toured up Chief Pascal to ski the Equinox line and made an attempt on the peak before heading down. The ridge walk towards the summit had some pretty sporty sections and unfortunately we had to turn around about 10 feet from the top. That whole ‘its about the journey not the destination’ spiel often works well with my mountain philosophy but 10ft? Come on!
The Roast Beef sandwich came from the Mount Currie Coffee Co. in Pemberton. Great day to eat any sandwich up high in the mountains…this one really hit the spot though.
Jeff put together his GoPro footage from the day…
Excellent day of skiing on Decker Mt. I split from the group to go to work but I had enough time on my way out to sit down, enjoy the views, and eat the Fissile Focaccia. You can see Fissile Mountain looking up the valley between Whistler and Blackcomb. Awesome ski descents on it.